Closed consultation

Proposals for a new statistical series to count unemployed claimants

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Summary

We are seeking views on options for a new experimental statistical series to consistently measure the number of people claiming unemployment related benefits.

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Consultation description

This Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) research and consultation document:

  • summarises options for a new experimental statistical series (in addition to the Claimant Count) which gives a consistent picture of national and local labour market conditions over time

  • seeks views on these options, and the scope of any new experimental statistics

We would like you to tell us whether the new statistics would be useful and invite your comments on the scope, timing and regularity of any future release of these statistics.

Send your responses by 21 July 2018 – you can use the consultation questionnaire to provide your feedback.

Documents

Research and options: proposals for a new statistical series to count the number of unemployed claimants

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Consultation questionnaire: proposals for a new statistical series (ODT)

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Consultation questionnaire: proposals for a new statistical series (Word)

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Published 21 May 2018